July 2018

The new Vet Times app takes all the best features from vettimes.co.uk and puts them in your pocket – meaning all your veterinary content is just a few taps away.

3 mins

Company’s Deltanil treatment for use in dairy cattle and sheep now has longest extended shelf life of any existing registered pour-on product.

4 mins

June 2018

A diagnostic test to identify new equine virus, thought to be present in up to 10% of horses, is available for the first time.

6 mins

A new vaccine that reduces the viral load in blood and lymphoid tissues has been launched by Zoetis to tackle the virus.

5 mins

New health-monitoring litter tray analyses feline urine samples and automatically sends report to owner’s smartphone of any “red flags” detected.

5 mins

Three specific batches of sheep ectoparaciticide Crovect being recalled due to possible pack defect that may cause caps to split.

2 mins

“Hi-Drate provides a nutritious drink that suspends fibre in a soluble fibre gel that travels further into the digestive system to increase the hindgut reservoir” – Sandra Murphy, Equidiet.

3 mins

Pharmaceutical company reassures vets and public its product is safe and legally compliant after rival was removed from sale.

2 mins

Virbac’s new display packaging for equine product aims to offer retailers ‘additional opportunity to discuss three Ds of worming – direction, dose and delivery – with owners’.

3 mins

“Inconsistencies” in cleaning process have lead to recall of batch-specific neuroleptic drug produced by Elanco Animal Health.

2 mins

Product’s combination of lemon balm, fish oil and amino acids “promotes happy and calm behaviours without causing sedation” in felines, company says.

3 mins

Product contains new active microorganism-killing molecule designed to prevent spread of bacteria to and from surfaces and people, and expected to sell in “billions”.

6 mins

May 2018

Benefits said to outweigh costs with Zoetis’ launch of unique progesterone device for sheep capable of “advancing breeding season”.

4 mins

HatchPak IB H120 NeO, from Boehringer Ingelheim, adds to the existing NeO range, which includes leading poultry vaccines Avinew NeO and Gallivac IB88 NeO.

2 mins

Boehringer Ingelheim launches service designed to aid horse vets in ensuring their client databases comply with data protection law coming into force on 25 May.

4 mins

With almost a third of the national herd not given internal teat sealant when drying off, experts recommend action at the National Mastitis Council meeting in Arizona.

5 mins

Flavoured tablets designed to aid dogs as they age by improving peripheral and cerebral vascular blood circulation and boosting oxygen to organs and muscles.

4 mins

Vets put on alert as supermarket chain issues a product recall for foods found to contain excessive levels of vitamin D.

3 mins

Researchers use “reverse genetics“ approach to engineer live-attenuated influenza vaccine – the first new equine flu vaccine in 25 years.

4 mins

April 2018

European Medicines Agency advises application caution after ocular damage from accidental exposure to popular otitis externa treatment reported.

6 mins